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GCC chief meets with Bahrain FM in Manama
The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf met with Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani in Manama on Sunday.
The meeting came as the GCC chief approaches the end of his tenure at the council.
Al-Zayani praised Al-Hajraf’s great efforts to support joint GCC action, its unity and solidarity, and his service to its causes.
The foreign minister also hailed the endeavours of the secretary general to cement the progress of the council in order to meet the aspirations and ambitions of member states.
Al-Hajraf expressed his sincere gratitude and appreciation for Bahrain’s support for the council’s work.
Iran 'foils drone attack' on military facility in Isfahan
The Iranian defence ministry says it has foiled a drone attack on a military facility in the city of Isfahan.
British Airways pilot called police on 'drunk' stewardess at 30,000ft
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3 men arrested after attempting to kidnap an Iranian-American journalist and activist who is critical of the country's human rights abuses, feds say
"The Iranian regime thinks by trying to kill me, they will silence me, or silence other women. But they only strengthen me," Masih Alinejad said.
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Crown Prince attends Formula E 2023 final
Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed Bin Salman attended on Saturday the final of Formula E race 2023, in in the heart of the Saudi historic capital, Diriyah.
Homosexuality Isn't A Crime, Those Criminalising It Are Wrong: Pope Francis
In an interview published on Wednesday, the pope had said being homosexual was "not a crime ... but it's a sin".
Kuwait ‘absolute believer in peace,’ says diplomat
A Kuwaiti diplomat has pledged his country’s support for all regional and international efforts aimed at settling disputes peacefully.
SBF's lawyer asked the judge to let the disgraced FTX founder access the company's assets and crypto
Sam Bankman-Fried wants a federal judge to give him access to assets and cryptocurrency owned by FTX, which he was barred from as a bail condition.
BBC Arabic radio goes off air after 85 years
The Arabic language radio is among 10 different languages that are ending due to inflation and licensing fees, BBC says.
Pamela Anderson's ex-husband of 12 days 'leaves her $10,000,000 in his will'
Pamela Anderson’s marriage to Jon Peters may have been very short, but he’s left her a massive chunk of money in his will.
Saudi Arabia arrests 16,301 illegals in one week
Saudi authorities arrested 16,301 people in one week for breaching residency, work and border security regulations, according to an official report.
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